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City of Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova Police Department
  May 8, 2014

Shooting off Fitzgerald

At approximately 7:00 AM this morning (May 8, 2014), Rancho Cordova Police received reports of a male shot at a land care business in the 3200 block of Fitzgerald Road in the City of Rancho Cordova.  Per witnesses at the scene, a 44-year old Hispanic male employee of the business was shot by another Hispanic male employee, identified as Cristobal Chavez, 52, after a verbal altercation.  Chavez fled the shooting scene in a red Honda vehicle prior to officer’s arrival. 

The victim’s condition is listed as life-threatening at this time.  Cristobal Chavez has since been apprehended in the north area of Sacramento, and is currently being booked into the Sacramento County Jail on charges of felony assault with a deadly weapon.  The gun used in the shooting has been recovered.